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Sunday, March 23

A Blessed Easter to All


Today is Easter Sunday... the day that Mary went to the tomb early in the morning, while it was still dark, to find that it was empty. And she ran to the disciples and told them that Jesus' body had been taken from the tomb.

Peter then went to the tomb with another disciple and they saw only the shroud that Jesus' body had been wrapped in and the linen that had been around His head was in a place by itself. And Peter and the other disciple thought also that Jesus' body had been stolen, as they were not aware that He would be resurrected and they went to their homes, heartbroken.

However, Mary remained in the Garden and wept outside the tomb. Then she saw two angels in the sepulchre and one sat at the head and the other at the feet of where Jesus had lain. And the angels asked Mary why she wept and Mary answered, "They have taken my Lord away and I know not where they have taken Him."

Then Mary turned and saw Jesus standing there but she knew Him not, instead thinking He was the gardener. And she asked him if he had removed Jesus' body and if so, where had he laid him.
And Jesus said to her, "Mary." And then she knew Him.

But Jesus warned her not to touch Him because He had not yet ascended to the Father, God.

And Mary left the Garden and went to the disciples and told them what she had witnessed, that she had seen the Lord and she told them what He had said to her.

From the King James Bible:
John 20:19 Then the same day at evening, being the first day of the week, when the doors were shut where the disciples were assembled for fear of the Jews, came Jesus and stood in the midst, and saith unto them, Peace be unto you.

John 20:20 And when he had so said, he shewed unto them his hands and his side.
Then were the disciples glad, when they saw the LORD.

The Lord is Risen. Let us be glad and rejoice. Happy Easter to All ~Blessings, Mary~

For all my friends who love vintage postcards and graphics, please feel free to take a copy of this postcard. It is one from my collection.

14 comments:

  1. He lives and He is always making intercession for us..........

    Blessings my friend.....

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  2. Have a wonderful Easter Mary. Christ has died, Christ has risen. He will come again.

    God bless.

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  3. Have a beautiful Easter Mary! He's risen, He's risen indeed! And I believe He'll be back soon!

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  4. Good Morning Mary,
    "HAPPY EASTER" and "HE IS RISEN" to you and your Family!!!! I enjoyed your post for today on Easter. "THANK YOU" for sharing it with us. We all should never forget what Christ did for us and went thru for us. "PRAISE HIS HOLY NAME"!!!! "THANK YOU" for the Easter Card. I took a copy for myself. I read your previous post about Meeko. He looks so relaxed and content on the couch with his Teddy Bear. I'm like you, I coudln't have woken him up either. "CONGRATULATION'S" on some very well deserved Awards from Anni and Stephanie. Take care my friend and have a great Easter. May God Bless You and Yours.

    Love & Hugs,
    Karen H.

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  5. Happy Easter to you and your loved ones. I love the picture of Meeko and his bear. Maggie loves to get up on the couch also but the living room one is forbidden however, she is allowed to hop up on one in the den. I bet you are cute when you were that shirt and everyone knows to BEWARE. HEEHEE
    PEACE

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  6. Happy Easter to you and yours!
    Hugs and blessings,

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  7. Hpaay Easter to you and yours!

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  8. Well darn. I had a whole nice comment left here and clicked publish and then the message came up "connection timed out" So, gotta start over....

    Now where was I? I did say that I loved your wonderful blog for this extra special day. And the graphic you chose is super!!!

    Then, I said that hubby and I watched a fantastic program last night on CNN about the history of Jesus...lots of good stuff. One that always puzzled me is "just how the REAL Jesus looked". And one scientist/dr. did an experiment of one Jewish human skull from that period and took his computer program and added features and hair....it all turned out just like I had Him pictured. I never could figure out why the paintings and sculptures were so indifferent to his kind...but that is art I guess. Anyway, one awesome program.

    Have a super afternoon dear Mary. I just now got some photos up on my blog of the amaryllis.

    Blessings....

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  9. Wasn't it so typical of the men not to believe the women and to have to go and see for themselves.

    Praise God, He lives!!!

    Blessings on your day,
    Mama Bear

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  10. Because He lives I can and will be able to face all my tomorrows!!!

    A blessed Easter to you!!!

    Mary

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  11. Happy Easter Mary! Blessing to you, love,Lori

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  12. Such a beautiful story and the foundation of our faith. Hope you had a wonderful Easter.

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